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[movies]Centaur's Bright Surface Spot Could be Crater of Fresh Ice - *Illustration Credit:* Greg Bacon (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]/AVL) *Research credit:* Donald W. McCarthy and Susan D. Kern (University of Arizona)
*Description*: This is an artist's impression of object called 8405 Asbolus, a 48-mile-wide (80-kilometer) chunk of ice and dust that lies between Saturn and Uranus. Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope were surprised to find that one side of the object (also called a Centaur) looks like it has a fresh crater less than 10 million years old, exposing bright underlying ice Hubble didn't directly see the crater - the object is too small and far away - but a measure of its surface composi...
Keywords: 8405 Asbolus; Centaur; What -- Saturn; What -- Uranus; What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST); What -- Centaur; What -- Crater
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